Ricki Beason Rescue Photography

This 'Dad Bods And Dogs' Calendar Is Exactly What We Need Right Now

Is it 2019 yet?

Rescue dogs, rejoice!

A new calendar for 2019 titled “Dad Bods and Dogs Calendar” by photographer Ricki Beason is just the uplifting help our furry friends need. The calendar features guys with so-called “dad bods” posed alongside pooches from three different animal rescue organizations in the the Dallas, Texas area: The Love Pit, Rescue Row and Astasia’s Angels Animal Rescue.

Sales from the calendar go to benefit the rescue groups, which worked with Beason to provide the cute pups for her photoshoots. Some of the dogs in the calendar have already been adopted.

Beason told HuffPost that she wanted to do something different from the typical calendars used to raise awareness of adoptable dogs.

“I noticed last year that there were A LOT of these ‘sexy men’ calendars and I knew I needed to make a change,” she said in an email.

She added, “I wanted to feature attractive men that look like your everyday ‘good guy,’ in your everyday ‘dog dad’ scenarios (i.e., 4th of July cookout, pool lounging, at the store) with their sidekick ... right by their side for all of their shenanigans. I want this calendar to make people laugh and smile.”

Check out some of the amazingly adorable images below.

January
Dad bod: Aaron
Dog: Oreo from The Love Pit
February
Dad bod: Nick
Dog: Linus and Lucy from Astasia's Angels Animal Rescue
March
Dad bod (L to R): Chase, Nick, Eric
Dog: Milo with Rescue Row (with Chase), Gizzy with Astasia's Angels Animal Rescue (with Nick), Bardot with The Love Pit (with Eric)
April
Dad bod: Jimmy
Dog: Betty White from The Love Pit
May
Dad bod: Derrick
Dog: Tux from The Love Pit
June
Dad bod: Brittan
Dog: Kingston from Rescue Row
July
Dad bod: Ryan
Dog: Marty from Rescue Row
August
Dad bod: Chase
Dog: Cricket from Astasia's Angels Animal Rescue
September
Dad bod (from L to R): Shane, Simon, Jason, Derrick, Jay Dog (L to R): County Road with Astasia's Angels (with Shane), April with Rescue Row (with Simon), Jensen with Astasia's Angels and Sammy with Rescue Row (both with Jason), Buster with The Love Pit (with Derrick), Dozer with The Love Pit (with Jay)
October
Dad bod: Jared
Dog: Woody with Rescue Row
November
Dad bod : Jason
Dog: Emmie with Astasia's Angels Animal Rescue
December
Dad bod (L to R): Derrick, Aaron, Jason
Dog: Brooklyn (cameo appearance for The Love Pit with Derrick), Amos with Rescue Row (with Aaron), Bianca with Astasia's Angels Animal Rescue (with Jason)
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